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A look at the economic backdrop to today's summit meeting between President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Pope Francis' message to Congress had something for everyone: climate change, immigration, abortion and the deep political divide in Washington. Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers reacted with admiration.

A Christian-run organization in South Carolina is becoming a popular campaign stop for presidential candidates — Fiorina is she's at least the fifth GOP candidate to visit this year.

Scientists have found that working in one's 60s and 70s is associated with better physical and mental health. Even part-time work may be enough to reap the benefits.

With a losing streak of 22 games, a breath of fresh air is exactly what the Columbia University Lions need. They've found inspiration in their "miracle worker" of a new coach, Al Bagnoli.

In reality, no one knows who threw the brick that started the riots; but in a new film, it's a white teenager from Indiana. One activist says that "whitewashes" the history of Stonewall.

The stagecraft — crowds, balloons, marching bands — of a presidential campaign is just a bit harder to muster when you're at 1 percent in the polls.

What does it mean to U.S. politicians when the Pope calls for an end to income inequality, an attack on Climate Change and respect for religious freedom? Renee Montagne asks NPR's Tom Gjelten.

After the EPA said it found wide variations in emissions from VW cars that use a "defeat device" to fool emissions tests, the company's stock tanked, its CEO quit, and it's setting aside billions of euros to fix 11 million cars. So who made the discovery that sent the German car giant into a tailspin? A group of scientists at West Virginia University.

Many of the scientists who amassed the Aleppo-based collection have left Syria, and accessing it has gotten difficult. They need their backups from the big Arctic vault so they can rebuild in Morocco.

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